Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 October 2018
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 20 to 30 late this evening then diminishing to southerly 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 30 early Wednesday evening.
Periods of rain ending late overnight. Rain beginning late Wednesday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 9:30 PM PDT 23 October 2018
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 23 October 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over Vancouver
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing frontal system located over
the Lower Mainland.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 974 mb located west of the
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday low 962 mb located 240 miles west
At 5:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located west of the
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching frontal system located from
Haida Gwaii to Queen Charlotte Sound then to Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:21 PM PDT 23 October 2018 A frontal system located over Vancouver Island will move through the
inner South Coast this evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
ahead of the front will shift to moderate to strong westerlies behind
On Wednesday, a deep low and a much more intense front will be
affecting the coast. The system will bring widespread storm force
winds through all the northern and central waters with wind speeds
approaching hurricane force in many areas. Over the far south, the
system will bring strong to gale force southeast winds by Wednesday
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